See also: bc, BC, b.c., and b/c

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  1. Alternative form of BC
    • 1962, Tsuen-hsuin Tsien, “Engravings on Stone and Jade”, in Written on Bamboo and Silk: the Beginnings of Chinese Books and Inscriptions[1], University of Chicago Press, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 84:
      A group of eleven inscribed tablets of jade and stone, dating from about the sixth century B.C., is said to have been discovered around 1940 at Ch’in-yang, Honan.
    • 1997, Helmut Brinker, “On the Origin of the Human Image in Chinese Art”, in "Visions of Man in Chinese Art" with Selected Japanese Paintings[2], Kaikodo, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 28:
      Several fragments of reddish-brown clay statuettes of the Hongshan culture, found at Dongshanzui in Kazuo county, Liaoning province and dating to 3500 B.C., all seem to be kneeling or seated figures of about half life-size or smaller.
    • 2021 May 11, Rowan K. Flad, “It’s a golden age for Chinese archaeology — and the West is ignoring it”, in The Washington Post[3], →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 2021-05-11, PostEverything‎[4]:
      A Swedish geologist turned archaeologist, Johan Gunnar Andersson, for example led the project that led to the discovery of the “Peking Man” fossils, in the 1920s, at the site of Zhoukoudian, dating to circa 200,000 to 700,000 years ago, and also helped establish evidence of “prehistoric” culture, in the form of early painted ceramics at the Neolithic site of Yangshao, dating to circa 5,000 to 3,000 B.C.

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